July 2, 2019

Kellogg Insight, Stephan Seiler & Anna Tuchman, July 1, 2019- Several cities have started taxing sodas and other sweetened drinks in the past five years. The goal is to bring in revenue, improve public health, or both. But it’s unclear whether these “soda taxes” are achieving their goals. So Anna …

November 17, 2017

NBC News, Dartunorro Clark, November 15, 2017- Philadelphia scored a legal victory in its fight to keep federal funding Wednesday after a judge issued a preliminary injunction barring the Justice Department from withholding more than $1 million in crime-fighting aid over the city’s so-called sanctuary city policies. The department has …

October 13, 2016

The Philadelphia Inquirer October 13, 2016 In April, 4-year-old Tahirah Phillips was shot and killed by her mother’s boyfriend as he was playing with his gun. In June, another 4-year-old, Sani Holmes, fatally shot herself while playing with a gun she found in her home. In five weeks this summer, …